Prohibition National Committee chairman Rick Knox died suddenly, of a stroke, on 7 July 2019. He was 69.
Mr. Knox was born in Nashville, Tennessee on 30 July 1949 and attended public schools in the Nashville area. He received a BA from the University of the State of New York, then taught at and was headmaster of a private school in Mississippi for 12 years. He subsequently earned a JD from the Thomas Jefferson College of Law and turned to politics. Although he worked professionally for many political groups, his love interest was the Prohibition Party. Knox had worked for our Party beginning in the 1984.
Wnen Rev. Greg Seltzer resigned in order to return to the Republican Party, in March of 2015, Knox stepped up and volunteered to be our Chairman. When we accepted his offer, he grabbed the reins and steered us through the 2016 election cycle with boundless enthusiasm.
He was hard at work on the 2020 election when he died.